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10.1 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
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201 TU 09/30/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 FR 10/03/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In Hollywood From the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, women of showbiz talk about their influence on the creation of entertainment. Actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda talks about playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series "The Newsroom". Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" is interviewed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman talks about her experience, as do writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close; Director Nancy Meyers; and actress Zoe Saldana. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
202 TU 10/07/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In Hollywood From the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, women of showbiz talk about their influence on the creation of entertainment. Actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda talks about playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series "The Newsroom". Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" is interviewed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman talks about her experience, as do writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close; Director Nancy Meyers; and actress Zoe Saldana. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
202 FR 10/10/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In Space Women pioneers in the U.S. space program are profiled. Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed. It wasn't until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Collins is interviewed, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station share their stories. The hour ends with the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts-the new group of pioneers, like Marleen Martinez and Dava Newman, who continue to make small but significant steps forward. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
203 TU 10/14/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In Space Women pioneers in the U.S. space program are profiled. Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed. It wasn't until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Collins is interviewed, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station share their stories. The hour ends with the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts-the new group of pioneers, like Marleen Martinez and Dava Newman, who continue to make small but significant steps forward. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
203 FR 10/17/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In War American women’s increasing participation in war is examined, from Vietnam to the present—as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Profiles include Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a high-level spy. War correspondents Molly Moore talks about life on the battlefield. The film shares the stories of military leaders who have broken through gender barriers, like General Angela Salinas, at her retirement the highest ranking woman serving in the USMC, and Vice Admiral Michelle Howard, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. Navy. (6 of 6)
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206 TU 10/21/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In War American women’s increasing participation in war is examined, from Vietnam to the present—as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Profiles include Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a high-level spy. War correspondents Molly Moore talks about life on the battlefield. The film shares the stories of military leaders who have broken through gender barriers, like General Angela Salinas, at her retirement the highest ranking woman serving in the USMC, and Vice Admiral Michelle Howard, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. Navy. (6 of 6)
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206 FR 10/24/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In Business Hear about the exceptional women - past and present - who have taken the world of business by storm. Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox and the first African-American woman to head a Fortune 500 company is interviewed. Other profiles include Sallie Krawcheck, Wall Street powerhouse; Cathy Hughes, radio and television personality and the first African-American woman to head a publicly traded corporation; lifestyle mogul and business magnate Martha Stewart; and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. (5 of 6)
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205 TU 10/28/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.1 Women In Business Hear about the exceptional women - past and present - who have taken the world of business by storm. Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox and the first African-American woman to head a Fortune 500 company is interviewed. Other profiles include Sallie Krawcheck, Wall Street powerhouse; Cathy Hughes, radio and television personality and the first African-American woman to head a publicly traded corporation; lifestyle mogul and business magnate Martha Stewart; and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. (5 of 6)
WEB LINK
205 FR 10/31/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 FR 10/03/14 05:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 FR 10/03/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 SA 10/04/14 01:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 SA 10/04/14 09:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 SA 10/04/14 03:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 FR 10/10/14 05:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 FR 10/10/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 SA 10/11/14 01:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 SA 10/11/14 09:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Comedy The rise of women in the world of comedy is traced from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom-to today's multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Kathy Griffin talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
201 SA 10/11/14 03:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Hollywood From the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, women of showbiz talk about their influence on the creation of entertainment. Actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda talks about playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series "The Newsroom". Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" is interviewed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman talks about her experience, as do writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close; Director Nancy Meyers; and actress Zoe Saldana. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
202 FR 10/17/14 05:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Hollywood From the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, women of showbiz talk about their influence on the creation of entertainment. Actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda talks about playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series "The Newsroom". Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" is interviewed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman talks about her experience, as do writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close; Director Nancy Meyers; and actress Zoe Saldana. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
202 FR 10/17/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Hollywood From the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, women of showbiz talk about their influence on the creation of entertainment. Actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda talks about playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series "The Newsroom". Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" is interviewed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman talks about her experience, as do writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close; Director Nancy Meyers; and actress Zoe Saldana. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
202 SA 10/18/14 01:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Hollywood From the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, women of showbiz talk about their influence on the creation of entertainment. Actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda talks about playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series "The Newsroom". Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" is interviewed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman talks about her experience, as do writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close; Director Nancy Meyers; and actress Zoe Saldana. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
202 SA 10/18/14 09:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Hollywood From the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, women of showbiz talk about their influence on the creation of entertainment. Actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda talks about playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series "The Newsroom". Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" is interviewed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman talks about her experience, as do writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close; Director Nancy Meyers; and actress Zoe Saldana. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
202 SA 10/18/14 03:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Space Women pioneers in the U.S. space program are profiled. Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed. It wasn't until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Collins is interviewed, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station share their stories. The hour ends with the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts-the new group of pioneers, like Marleen Martinez and Dava Newman, who continue to make small but significant steps forward. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
203 FR 10/24/14 05:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Space Women pioneers in the U.S. space program are profiled. Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed. It wasn't until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Collins is interviewed, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station share their stories. The hour ends with the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts-the new group of pioneers, like Marleen Martinez and Dava Newman, who continue to make small but significant steps forward. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
203 FR 10/24/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Space Women pioneers in the U.S. space program are profiled. Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed. It wasn't until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Collins is interviewed, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station share their stories. The hour ends with the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts-the new group of pioneers, like Marleen Martinez and Dava Newman, who continue to make small but significant steps forward. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
203 SA 10/25/14 01:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Space Women pioneers in the U.S. space program are profiled. Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed. It wasn't until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Collins is interviewed, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station share their stories. The hour ends with the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts-the new group of pioneers, like Marleen Martinez and Dava Newman, who continue to make small but significant steps forward. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
203 SA 10/25/14 09:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Space Women pioneers in the U.S. space program are profiled. Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed. It wasn't until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Collins is interviewed, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station share their stories. The hour ends with the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts-the new group of pioneers, like Marleen Martinez and Dava Newman, who continue to make small but significant steps forward. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
203 SA 10/25/14 03:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Politics From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American women in politics. Trailblazing leaders like Hillary Clinton, Senator Barbara Mikulski, Olympia Snowe, the youngest Republican woman ever elected to the House of Representatives, and Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman to serve in Congress, provide a backdrop for younger women like Rashida Tlaib, the first Muslim-American woman elected to the Michigan House, and Raquel Castaneda-Lopez, who chronicles her run for Detroit City Council. (4 of 6)
WEB LINK
204 FR 10/31/14 05:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Women In Politics From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American women in politics. Trailblazing leaders like Hillary Clinton, Senator Barbara Mikulski, Olympia Snowe, the youngest Republican woman ever elected to the House of Representatives, and Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman to serve in Congress, provide a backdrop for younger women like Rashida Tlaib, the first Muslim-American woman elected to the Michigan House, and Raquel Castaneda-Lopez, who chronicles her run for Detroit City Council. (4 of 6)
WEB LINK
204 FR 10/31/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Comedy 201 TU 09/30/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Comedy 201 FR 10/03/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Hollywood 202 TU 10/07/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Hollywood 202 FR 10/10/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Space 203 TU 10/14/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Space 203 FR 10/17/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In War 206 TU 10/21/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In War 206 FR 10/24/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Business 205 TU 10/28/14 08:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Women In Business 205 FR 10/31/14 03:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST